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Music Made Us - New Orleans with DJ Soul Sister

Music Made Us— from Wax Poetics and Sonos Radio—takes listeners on an eight-stop journey across the United States, exploring how music’s influence helped shape and build the unique character of each locale. In this third episode of the series we head to one of the most famous cities in the world for music, New Orleans, and speak to Melissa Weber, aka DJ Soul Sister; a musicologist and DJ who has been a long-time favorite at legendary radio station WWOZ and hosts some of the best parties in New Orleans. During the show, DJ Soul Sister and our host, Wax Poetics Editor Andrew Mason, explore the fascinating and seldom told history of Mardi Gras' Black Masking Indians, illustrating the story with a special selection of music woven throughout the show. -- Find out more about Wax Poetics at To learn more about Sonos Sound System programming, visit IG: sonosradio

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